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[audio]Toshiro Mayuzumi's Noh Drama
A modern Japanese Nō drama with electronic music background, performed in Japanese. [Possibly “The Lady Aoi” or “Aoi-no-Ue”]
Keywords: Japan; Music; KPFA-FM
Downloads: 401
[audio]Good Food from India
With classical Indian music playing in the background, Anthony Gnazzo, sound poet and master Indian chef, offers recipes for cold-mixers and tondla leaves, bendi, buthi, moong-ambat, muluk, allu-vadi, and other Indian culinary delights.
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Other Finds
Downloads: 631
[audio]Sand by Jan Pusina
“Sand” is an electronic music work, composed by Jan Pusina in 1970. Pusina began his career as a composer while studying physics and music at the University of California in Berkeley, where he received a Master of Music degree in 1969. He has specialized in electronic and live electro-acoustic music, as well as performing on the horn as a co-principle of the Kensington Symphony Orchestra and the principle horn with the New Millennium Strings, and other San Francisco Bay Area chamber ensemble...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; Electronic
Downloads: 104
[audio]Capricorn's Collision
An excellent example of KPFA's experimental, free-form, late night, radio programing. Robert Moran and Howard Hersh serve up an eclectic mix of poetry, music, humor, political commentary, and inspirational musings. With the growing protests against the Vietnam War as the backdrop this program includes such characters as General Wastemoreland, General HersheyBar (plain chocolate, the nuts are in Washington), General Nuisance, General Eclectic, Captain Technology, and other luminaries...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Other Finds
Downloads: 310
[audio]Folk Music with Rolf Cahn: Rolf Cahn, Carl Granich & Judy Roderick in Concert at the Cabale
In the Summer of 1963 Rolf Cahn presented a series of live broadcast’s for KPFA from the Cabale, a folk music club in Berkeley, California. In this program you will here excerpts from two of those shows. The first features Cahn on guitar and vocals accompanied by Carl Granich on guitar in the performance of a number of folk and blues standards, including an absolutely beautiful rendition of “Nobody Knows You When You Are Down & Out” with Granich providing some delightful guitar picking...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Folk Music
Downloads: 488
[audio]Two Early Electronic Works by Howard Moscovitz
Two works of electronic music by Howard S. Moscovitz, composed no later than 1973. Moscovitz first became involved with electronic music in the late 1960s, when he began experimenting with using short wave radio as a source for his tape pieces. He went on to receive a Bachelors of Music degree in 1970 at Jacksonville University, where he got to work with a Moog Synthesizer, before continuing his studies at Mills College where he studied with Robert Ashley and received a Masters of Fine Arts in 1...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; Electronic
Downloads: 311
[audio]An Interview with Poet, Philip Levine
Charles Amirkhanian speaks with poet Philip Levine who reads from his recent book, “What Work Is”, which won the 1991 National Book Award.
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Interview; Poetry
Downloads: 49
[audio]Last 10 minutes of KPFA at the longtime offices at 2207 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley
These are the last 10 minutes broadcast from the KPFA offices at 2207 Shattuck Avenue, as the hosts of the Probabilities program describe their historical yet decaying surroundings and their hopes for the new KPFA building.
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Other Finds
Downloads: 53
[audio]Beat and Bow: Tabla and Sarangi Performances
From the Odeon recording “Beat and Bow” (MOAE-174) which was also later released by EMI (EALP-1312) three pieces of instrumental Hindustani music. The first work is for solo tabla and is the Teental rhythm (a cycle of 16 beats). The second piece is a Raga for sarangi and tabla and is also in the Teental rhythm. The third work is also for sarangi and tabla and is in the Deepchandi rhythm (a cycle of 14 beats)...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; World Music
Downloads: 2,680
[audio]Folk Music with Rolf Cahn: The Blues Music of Steve Talbot
Rolf Cahn introduces a selection of Blues music, performed by Steve Talbot and recorded by Cahn in his home during a late night visit by the guitarist. Talbot, who might be best known as the person who along with Jorma Kaukonen came up with the name Jefferson Airplane, was a musician in his own right,noted for his understated and deceptively simple version of the Blues. Utilizing a variety of tuning and picking techniques Talbot performs a selection of songs made popular by such Blues legends as...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; Folk Music
Downloads: 315
[audio]Dakini Software by John Giorno
Recorded at St. Marks Church in New York City on November 8, 1972, John Giorno presents a lengthy excerpt from his poem “Dakini Software.” Giorno is well known for his provocative sound and performance poetry that blends a bohemian sensibility, radical sexual politics, and spiritual practice. All these elements are featured in this echo-laden rendition of “Dakini Software,” which mixes the metaphors of a female, tantric and Tibetan Buddhist deity, or embodiment of enlightened energy, wit...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Spoken Word; Poetry
Downloads: 171
[audio]Wilfred Funk: A Poem by Lawrence Ferlinghetti
A short, humorous poem, listing the unattractive qualities and poor personal hygiene of Wilfred Funk. Written by Lawrence Ferlinghetti and read by the poet this work poke’s fun at Wilfred Funk, the famed lexicographer, and columnist for the conservative “Reader’s Digest.” Although the portrait it paints is quite uncomplimentary and is ridden with vulgarities, the seemingly vitriolic nature of the tirade is leavened by an inherent sense of amusement and the over the top nature of the comp...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Poetry; Spoken Word
Downloads: 213
[audio]Opera Review: San Francisco Opera’s Siegfried & Tosca
Bill Collins with Michael and Carol Barclay, reviews the 1972 San Francisco Opera production of “Siegfried,” after having raced across the Bay Bridge after catching the October 22nd performance. Later Carol is joined in the KPFA studios by Arthur Regan and Melvin Jahn to discuss the Opera’s 1972 production of Giacomo Puccini ‘s “Tosca.” The erudition and near encyclopedic knowledge of the group are on full display as they rate the various performers, conductors, and staging of each p...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Interview; Opera; Reviews
Downloads: 98
[audio]Folk Music with Rolf Cahn: Eric Von Schmidt in Concert, Boston 1960: Set Two
Rolf Cahn introduces the second half of a recording of a concert of folk music by Eric Von Schmidt, held in the basement of the Boston YMCA, in 1960. Von Schmidt accompanies himself on guitar as he sings a selection of English and American folk songs, with a little bit of Blues and Gospel thrown in for good measure. A key figure in the folk revival movement of the early 1960s, Von Schmidt regularly performed with such other luminaries as Joan Baez, Richard and Mimi Farina, Bob Dylan, and Rolf Ca...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; Folk Music
Downloads: 607 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Folk Music with Rolf Cahn: Jo Mapes in Concert at San Francisco State College, Spring 1955
From a December 17, 1962 broadcast, Rolf Cahn presents a selection of folk and blues music by Jo Mapes, Reverend Gary Davis, and Mike Russo. The majority of the program is devoted to music by Jo Mapes, recorded at the San Francisco State College in the Spring of 1955 and eventually released on a LP from Bay Concerts. Jo Mapes was a classmate of Odetta, and an inspiration for Joan Baez, and yet despite her superior guitar playing, intuitive phrasing, and sweet voice, she never had quite the same ...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; Folk Music
Downloads: 585
[audio]Phantoms of the Opry Concert
Phantoms of the Opry, a San Francisco based bluegrass band active in the 1970s, in a in-studio, live broadcast of traditional bluegrass and country music, recorded on November 12, 1972. Bill Schechner hosts the concert and talks to members of the band about their personal histories, the origins of bluegrass, the difficulties of making it big in bluegrass, and the influence of bluegrass music on mainstream rock and roll musicians.
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; Popular Music
Downloads: 370
[audio]Ode To Gravity: A Poetry Reading by Charles Reznikoff
A reading by the then 80 year old Charles Reznikoff, recorded at the Poetry Center of San Francisco State University on March 21, 1974, in which the poet reads a selection of his works written from 1918 to 1974. Reznikoff, along with fellow poets Carl Rakosi, Louis Zukofsky, and George Oppen were dubbed the Objectivist Poets by Ezra Pound back in the 1930s, and it is Oppen who offers a warm introduction at the start of this program...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Spoken Word; Poetry
Downloads: 77
[audio]A Concert by the U. C. Berkeley Chorus and Brass Ensemble
The Chorus of the University of California at Berkeley perform several works, accompanied by a brass ensemble or organ. Although the works are unidentified they appear to be from the traditional classical repertoire. The mixed chorus sound stunning in this master recording of a concert, held on February 13, 1978, most likely on the campus of U. C. Berkeley. Any assistance in identifying each piece would be greatly appreciated...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Classical Music; Music
Downloads: 187
[audio]Ferguson's Dictionary for Concrete Poets: The Four-Letter Words
Internationally prominent Canadian intermedia artist Gerald Ferguson has compiled by computer a dictionary for poets who utilize words as material for composing visual (concrete) poetry. Here is his reading, recorded in Halifax, Nova Scotia, of “The Four-Letter Words” of his dictionary which lists all words from the Standard Corpus of Present Day American English Language Usage in order by the number of letters in each word...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Spoken Word; Poetry
Downloads: 159
[audio]Topical and Traditional Folk Music: “Bringing It All Back Home” by Bob Dylan
After a fairly brief and appropriately poetically abstract introduction, Roy Trumbull plays Bob Dylan’s fifth studio album “Bringing It All Back Home,” in its entirety. This program was recorded on April 17, 1965, just a month after the LP had been released on Columbia Records. Long recognized as the album in which Dylan embraced rock and roll and turned from writing political protest songs to those more personal or allegorical in nature, “Bringing It All Back Home” featured one side o...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Folk Music; Music
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[audio]Words: Program No. 14: Ted Berrigan and Ron Padgett
One in a series of programs produced by Clark Coolidge that feature the works of late 20th century poets, sound poets, and authors. In this recording you will hear two poetry readings. The first, by Ted Berrigan, given in Iowa City on Oct. 13, 1968, and the other, by Berrigan and Ron Padgett given in New York City in 1964. Both members of the New York School of young poets active during the 1960s and beyond, Berrigan and Padgett write short and often humorous poems...
Keywords: Poetry; Spoken Word; KPFA-FM
Downloads: 65
[audio]Early American Music
From a program first broadcast on November 30, 1972, Charles Amirkhanian presents a program of early American music, many taken from old, rare 78 rpm recordings. The program begins with Henry Hadley’s “Piano Quintet, Op. 50” followed by six versions of Thurlow Lieurance’s “By the Waters of Minnetonka: An Indian Love Song,” followed by several selections of music by John Knowles Paine. While there is a distinctive Native American melody at the heart of Lieurance’s song, most of the ...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; Classical Music
Downloads: 1,092
[audio]A Concert by the Oakland Symphony Youth Orchestra and Chorus
A live recording of a concert given March 15, 1975 by the Oakland Symphony Youth Orchestra and the Oakland Symphony Chorus, conducted by Joseph Liebling. This concert was held at the Paramount Theater in Oakland California and included pieces by Strauss, Brahms, Berloiz and Milhaud.
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music: Classical Music
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[audio]Words: Program No. 9: Lewis MacAdams
One in a series of programs produced by Clark Coolidge that feature the works of late 20th century poets, sound poets, and authors. This recording is of a reading by Lewis MacAdams, made in San Francisco in September 1969. MacAdams is a poet, filmmaker, environmentalist, and political activist, well known for his film on Jack Kerouac, and his books on the poets of the Beat Generation. The poems heard here deal with such topics as sex, nature, friendship, and marriage, all read in a delightful so...
Keywords: Poetry; Spoken Word; KPFA-FM
Downloads: 29
[audio]Song of Love: The Story of Robert and Clara Schumann
Claude Frank, a talented pianist and music professor, offers up this, at times hilarious, portrayal of the life and music of Robert and Clara Schumann. Apparently inspired by the MGM cinematic melodrama of the same name, which he had seen as a young 22 year old in 1947, Frank developed this humorous parody of the none too accurate biopic, and often performed it for his friends and family. Complete with funny impersonations of all the characters, sound effects, and of course his personal piano ac...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Documentary; Classical Music
Downloads: 384
[audio]A Reading from Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales
Professor Jess B. Bessinger, Jr. reads the general prologue and the concluding retraction of Geoffrey Chaucer’s “The Canterbury Tales.” One of the foremost experts on early English poetry, Bessinger offers a masterful recitation of this seminal work of literature, all in the original Middle English. The lyrical quality of Chaucer’s masterpiece is best appreciated when read aloud by someone fluent in the archaic form of English in which it was written...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Literature; Spoken Word
Downloads: 10,203 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[audio]Words: Program No. 2, Tom Clark and Ron Padgett
An Academy of American Poets reading at the Guggenheim Museum, recorded on March 5, 1968. Tom Clark and Ron Padgett read a selection of their poetry including some collaborative works. Highlights include a funny variation of one of James Wright’s poems “Outside Fargo, North Dakota” (which is also read for necessary comparisons), as well as two “postcard poems” in which the addresses are turned into verse, to amuse the postal workers and to see if artistic renderings of such important d...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Words series; Spoken Word; Poetry
Downloads: 57
[audio]Charles Reznikoff Memorial Reading
A veritable who’s who of American poets, many hailing from New York, read their favorite poems by Charles Reznikoff and others, during a memorial for the late Jewish American poet, author, and playwright. Those marking the passing of the first of the Objectivist poets include, Allen Ginsberg, Ron Padgett, Joel Oppenheimer, Anne Waldman, Armand Schwerner, Charles North, and many others. The poems they have selected represent the incredible range of Reznikoff’s writings, from one line mediatio...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Poetry; Spoken Word; Charles Reznikoff
Downloads: 90 (1 review)
[audio]Comparatively Speaking: Bach’s Cantatas
Matthew Holdreith presents another program in his Comparatively Speaking series in which he juxtaposes varying performances of popular classical music. In this recording he examines Johann Sebastian Bach’s cantatas and oratorios, paying particular attention to the differences between performances that use instruments and vocal practices that were the norm in Bach’s day with more modern variations...
Keywords: Classical Music, Interview; KPFA-FM, Music
Downloads: 358
[audio]Kay Boyle: An 86th Birthday Celebration
In honor of Kay Boyle’s 86th birthday, KPFA broadcast a program created by the American Audio Prose Library (AAPL),in which the novelist, poet, essayist, and political activist reads from one or her books and one of her essays. In the second half of the program she is interviewed by Kay Bonetti, about her writings, political philosophy, and life. Boyle was born in St. Paul, MN in 1902 and was educated at The Shipley School in Bryn Mawr, PN...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Spoken Word; Kay Boyle
Downloads: 201
[audio]Ode To Gravity: Vocal Yokels
An eclectic mix of text-sound compositions, world music, and other bizarre recordings, some of which were presented at the 1970 Fylkingen Festival in Stockholm. Highlights of this adventurous free-form radio program include Arne Mellnäs’ “Far Out,” a hauntingly beautiful auditory portrait of Laura Nyro in which elements of some her best known songs are artfully mixed and manipulated to eloquently evoke the career of this talented singer-songwriter...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; Interview; Sound Poetry
Downloads: 91
[audio]Interview with David Gitin
Charles Amirkhanian and Eleanor Sully talk with David Gitin and his wife, Joyce, concerning the recently published first issue of Bricoleur Magazine, a volume of poetry edited by David Gitin. The first issue included poetry from Africa, as well as works by American poets and authors, including Michael McClure, Charles Amirkhanian, George Oppen, Clark Coolidge, and many others. Each of the Gitin's read examples of their poetry.
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Interview; Poetry; David Gitin
Downloads: 84
[audio]Turkey Song
“Turkey Song” is a form of inter-species music; a joint communication between three human beings and three hundred tom (male) turkeys. The tape that you hear is an edited version of over five hours of tapes recorded at the Willy Bird Turkey Farm in the hills outside of Santa Rosa. The producer of this piece, Jim Nollman, has been experimenting with musical communication with various animals for many years...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Other Finds; Interspecies Music
Downloads: 613
[audio]Two a capella choral works by William Schuman and Charles Ives
From a 1937 recording, the Madrigal Singers, under the direction of Lehman Engel, perform choral works by William Schuman and Charles Ives. First heard is Schuman’s “Choral Etude” composed in 1937, this is then followed by Charles Ives’ setting of the 67 Psalm, composed in 1898-99.
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; Classical Music; Madrigals; Choruses
Downloads: 171
[audio]Fifth Biennial Survey of Contemporary Music: Works by Rudolf Komorous & Petr Kotik
One of a series of programs originating from the International Service of Belgium Radio and Television in which the works of contemporary composers are highlighted. Heard first is “Olympia” by Rudolf Komorous, a work scored for a variety of instruments and sound making devices including flexatone, melodica, mouth-harmonica, nightingale whistles, bells, and and ratchet. Komorous was born in Prague but has made his home in Canada where he has taught at the University of Victoria...
Keywords: Contemporary Music; KPFA-FM; Music; Avant-Garde
Downloads: 72
[audio]Wester Sun Day II
A rather irreverent Easter Day program produced by conceptual artist, Paul Cotton and friends. Assembling a hodgepodge of popular music, strange readings, snippets of childhood stories, and sexually explicit poetry, Cotton, who is perhaps best known for appearing in public in a large bunny costume with his genitals showing, has produced here a sort of hippie celebration of all things Easter. This program was described in KPFA’s program guide as: “Eight Astro-Naught Rabb-Eyes Make a Leap of F...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Other Finds; Popular Music; Poetry
Downloads: 103
[audio]Music by the Fresno Philharmonic Orchestra
From March 22, 1968, Arthur C. Berdahl conducts the Fresno Philharmonic in a performance of Carl Maria von Weber’s Overture to the opera Der Freischütz. Then from March 8, 1974 Berdahl conducts the orchestra in a performance of his own Requiem for Grace, and from the same concert Guy Taylor conducts a performance of Henry Cowell’ s Hymn and Fuguing Tune No.3.
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; Orchestral Music; Fresno Philharmonic
Downloads: 251
[audio]Jazz at the Palace of Legion of Honor
A live broadcast of a jazz concert, held on October 4, 1971 in San Francisco, featuring the Michael White Group, Anthony Braxton, and the Michael Nock Underground. After a brief introduction the Michael White Group perform a set of delightful music, most if not all of which can be found on the LP “Spirit Dance” (Impulse AS-9215). This is followed by Anthony Braxton on solo alto saxophone, playing in his unique style of free improvisation...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; Jazz; Free Improvisation
Downloads: 1,310
[audio]Harvey Matusow and the International Carnival of Experimental Sounds
Charles Amirkhanian talks to Harvey Matusow about the International Carnival of Experimental Sounds (ICES ‘72), an avant-garde music festival, based on the theme of myth, magic, madness and mysticism, that was held in August 1972 in London. Featuring 46 concerts in 14 days, including marathon performances in an refurbished railroad roundhouse, a music train to Edinburgh, films, happenings, and performances by avant-garde artists, dancers, and musicians from around the world, ICES ‘72 could b...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; ICES; Music; Electro-Acoustic; Electronic
Downloads: 157
[audio]Hoy (In His Memory): A Radio Drama
According to the creators: “’Hoy (In His Memory)’ is a narrative symphony for integrated vocal text and computer synthesis. It is a dramatic musical composition designed specifically for radio broadcast. The libretto is adapted from a section of Dale Worsley’s novel ‘Ringer Pike.’ The title character, Hoy, lives in the hills of West Virginia. He is a self-employed auto mechanic who lives by bartering repairs for his daily needs...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Hörspiel; Radio Drama; Music
Downloads: 71
[audio]An Interview with Tom Marioni
In April of 1970 Tom Marioni founded the Museum of Conceptual Art in San Francisco. In this interview, recorded on April 21, 1970 in the KPFA-FM studio, Charles Amirkhanian questions Marioni about this project, which is less a museum than it is a space for the presentation of performance art and temporary conceptual art installations, as well as a sponsor for street theater and theoretical discussions about the possibilities of human expression...
Keywords: Conceptual Art; Interview; Performance Art; KPFA-FM
Downloads: 29
[audio]A Tape Word Work by Charles Amirkhanian
This is a text-sound composition by Charles Amirkhanian incorporating a spoken word performance with some reverb, elements of musique concrète, and other forms of electronic processing. According to the accompanying documentation provided by the composer, "this is just a sketch made at 133 E 23rd Street, not a real piece.”
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; Sound Poetry; Charles Amirkhannian
Downloads: 90
[audio]Soundspot: Music in the Eighties
A collection of short (2 minutes or less) pieces of music highlighting avant-garde composers working in the 1980s. While most of these are pieces of electronic music there are also examples of sound poetry, instrumental improvisations, vocalises, electro-acoustic, and musique concrète. These vingettes of experimental music composed in the early 1980s provide a facinating snapshot of the avant-garde scene at that time...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; New Music; Avant-Garde
Downloads: 560
[audio]Kay Boyle’s Amnesty International Benefit Reading
Author, poet, and political activist, Kay Boyle reads an excerpt from her 1933 novel “Gentleman, I Address You Privately”, in a program recorded on February 21, 1987 at San Francisco State University during an Amnesty International Benefit in her honor. The novel, which Boyle partially rewrote after this reading, tells of the adventures of an English clergyman forced out of the Church for unspecified behavior, and who then seeks to eke out a fortune as a piano teacher...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Literature; Spoken Word; Kay Boyle
Downloads: 38
[audio]Words: Program No. 8, Larry Fagin
One in a series of programs produced by Clark Coolidge that feature the works of late 20th century poets, sound poets, and authors. This recording is of two readings by Larry Fagin, one held in San Francisco in February 1969 and the other made in New York City in September 1969. Fagin was a member of the New York School of poets that included Ron Padgett, Tom Veitch, Anne Waldman, Lewis Warsh, and others...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Words series; Spoken Word; Poetry
Downloads: 36
[audio]Works by Three Belgian Composers
Charles Amirkhanian introduces lively compositions by Raymond Baervoets, Vic Legley, & Joseph Jongen, three conservative 20th Century composers from Belgium.
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 96
[audio]An Interview with Rainer Schulte, Editor of Mundis Artium
Charles Amirkhanian talks with Professor Rainer Schulte, editor of “Mundus Artium”, a thrice yearly periodical published by Ohio University, Athens Ohio. Schulte talks about the history of his journal of comparative literature and art (including essays of Stockhausen) and reads from his recent book of poems, “The Suicide at the Piano,” published by the Sono Nis Press of Vancouver. Schulte also mentions that some of his favorite poets growing up were Rainer Maria Rilke, Wallace Stevens, a...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Interview; Poetry; Modern literature
Downloads: 53
[audio]Music by Brenda Hutchinson
Perhaps best known for her work on the soundtrack to the movie "Liquid Sky", Brenda Hutchinson is a composer and sound installation artist who specializes in electro-acoustic compositions or "sonic portraits". She has studied with Pauline Oliveros and Robert Erickson, and performed around the world, often on instruments of her own devising, including the Long Tube, for which she has also created a gestural interface...
Keywords: Electro-acoustic; Music; Electronic music; KPFA-FM
Downloads: 266
[audio]Live at Shaffy Theater: A Concert by Two Dutch Jazz Greats
Recorded on Nov. 16, 1974 at the Shaffy Theater in Amsterdam, a concert of avant-garde jazz, performed by Willem Breuker on saxophones and clarinets and Leo Cuypers on piano. These two jazz greats from the Netherlands move seamlessly from radical free jazz to more lyrical musings, at times quoting famous popular melodies, before meandering back into more improvisational territory, all to the notable amusement of the audience...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; Avant-Garde; Jazz
Downloads: 614
[audio]Radiofest: The Pioneers of Electronic Music in America
This is a program, produced by the American Society of University Composers in conjunction with Radiofest: New American Music, in which the work of two early American pioneers in electronic music is explored. During the early 1950s Otto Luening and Vladimir Ussachevsky collaborated on a number of electro-acoustic recordings that utilized the newly available tape recorder, and employed such seemingly basic techniques as feed back and changing tape speeds to transform pitch with considerable effec...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Radiofest; Documentary; Electro-Acoustic; Electronic
Downloads: 250
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